Weather Hurricane Michael devastates American Panhandle. 17 October 2018 In late May, forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted that the 2018 hurricane season would be average or slightly above average. Climate IPCC 1.5 Degree Report - Headlines 11 October 2018 Dr. Sylvia Knight has extracted a number of major headlines for tWC from the recent IPCC special report. Weather WPotY 2018 - Public vote now open! 20 September 2018 Shortlisted Images Announced and Public Vote Now Open Weather Pacific Typhoon Mangkhut 18 September 2018 On the 7th of September 2018 a tropical storm formed near the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean moving north west. First referred to as Tropical Depression 26W, it strengthened into a typhoon soon after. Weather Hurricane Florence 18 September 2018 Hurricane Florence classified as the first major hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season. Its formation started in the end of August, when a a strong low air pressure system formed over Western Africa passing westwards. Weather Witnessing extreme weather events from space 18 September 2018 Satellites have been used for decades to monitor changes of the Earth’s surface. This includes the impacts of extreme weather events such as wildfires, severe storms or droughts. Weather 2018-2019 Storm Names 12 September 2018 The Met Office and Met Eireann have released their storm names for season 2018/2019. Climate Food Prices and Extreme Weather 12 September 2018 It is accepted that weather has always had a major impact on our day to day lives across the globe. From deciding what we wear, to how we commute and how we shop. But have we considered the impact it has on a national or global scale? In the Spotlight Extreme precipitation - the future of UK summers? by Dr Michelle McCrystall 06 September 2018 Extreme weather has been the feature of the UK for most of this year so far, from heavy snowfall in late winter to very high temperatures in early summer.